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By Tania McIntosh

ISBN-10: 0415561620

ISBN-13: 9780415561624

ISBN-10: 0415561639

ISBN-13: 9780415561631

People are thinking about tales of childbirth, and the assets to rfile maternity in Britain within the 20th century are wealthy and sundry. This booklet places the heritage of maternity in England into its wider social context, highlighting parts of switch and continuity, and charting the advance of being pregnant and start because it emerged from the shadows and have become relevant to social debate.

A Social heritage of Maternity and Childbirth considers the importance of the rules and coaching of midwives and medical professionals, exploring very important points of maternity care together with efforts to take on maternal deaths, the flow of start from domestic to health center, and the increase of buyer teams. utilizing oral histories and women’s memoirs, in addition to neighborhood future health documents and modern experiences and papers, this e-book explores the stories of girls and households, and contains the voices of ladies, midwives and medical professionals. Key subject matters are mentioned all through, together with:

  • the paintings and standing of the midwife

  • the homeland

  • pain reduction

  • ante- and put up- natal care

  • women’s strain teams

  • high-tech as opposed to low-tech

  • political pressures.

At a time whilst the midwifery career, and the broader constitution of maternity care, is an issue for well known and political debate, this e-book is a well timed contribution. it will likely be a useful learn for all these attracted to maternity care in England.

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